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La Corona del caualier gierosolimitano / di Iacomo Bosio ; all’illustrissimo principe, e reuerendissimo monsignor Ugo de Loubenx Verdala, amplissimo cardinale di Santa Chiesa, e dignissimo gran maestro della Sacra Religione Gierosolimitana, principe di Malta, e del Gozo.

Author: Bosio, Iacomo, 1575-1629.
Contributor(s): Zanetti, Francesco, active 1563-1591 [printer].
Production / publication: In Roma : Appresso Francesco Zannetto, MDLXXXVIII [1588]Description: [16], 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm (4to).General note: Signatures: [dagger]- 2[dagger]⁴ A⁴-Z⁴, 2A⁴-2R⁴, 2S. Signature A² written B² instead. Includes index. Title vignette (engraved ecclesiastical arms of Loubenx de Verdalle); each of 5 parts preceded by the same engraved architectural frontispiece. Full-page engraving repeated at the beginning of each of the first four parts: featuring the cardinal's arms, figures of 'Religio'--a female saint holding a cross and a model of the church of St. John in Valletta [Malta] built for the Order in 1573--and 'Fortitudo'--a soldier in classical armor, his shield bearing the Maltese cross; in the upper panel, two angels support the arms of the royal house of Savoy, flanked by two turbaned Turks bound in chains; motto of the Order of Malta on a ribbon, 'Ex candido et propinquo'.Citation/References note: EDIT 16 (WWW), CNCE 7205. Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 261. Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, B-2533.Binding note: Bound in blue morocco. Other title: La Corona del cavalier gierosolimitano [Portion of title].Subject(s): Knights of Malta -- Duties | Kings and rulers, Ancient | Kings and rulers -- Duties -- Early works to 1800
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EDIT 16 (WWW), CNCE 7205.
Hellwald, F.G. Bibliographie méthodique de l'Ordre Souv. de St Jean de Jérusalem, page 261.
Adams, H.M. Catalogue of books printed on the continent of Europe, 1501-1600, in Cambridge libraries, B-2533.

Library copy possibly imperfect. Missing leaves 2S²-2S⁶.

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